National Chamber Ensemble opening night spotlights the exotic, rich musical culture of Spain! Dont miss the exciting and sensual music of Granados, Turina, Casals, de Falla and Albeniz. Music and dance unite as NCE as brings the premiere of an exciting new creation with the outstanding Bowen McCauley Dance, set to Manuel de Falla’s Suite Populaire Espagnole. NCE also celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the birth of great composer Enrique Granados, performing several of his most beautiful compositions.
NCE artists featured in the Oct 14 performance will be Carlos Cesar Rodriguez (piano), Leonid Sushansky (violin/artistic director), Uri Wassertzug (viola), Sean Neidlinger (cello),
Enrique Granados – Piano Trio Op.50, 2 piano pieces from the Goyescas (Inspired by paintings of Goya), Isaac Albeniz – Asturias, Manuel de Falla – Suite Populaire Espagnole (Premiere with Bowen McCauley Dance), Ritual Fire Dance, Pablo Casals – Song of the Birds, Joaquin Turina – Piano Quartet in A minor.
Tickets at : www.NationalChamberEnsemble.org
Phone#for info only: (703)685-7590
Gunston Arts Center Theater 1
2700 S. Lang St., Arlington, VA
The Washington Interfaith Response and Outreach Coalition (WIROC) is a multifaith, regional network that initiates public demonstrations of solidarity by and for individuals and communities throughout the region proactively and in response to threats and attacks. Our goals are to:
• Respond in person to acts of targeted vandalism, hateful speech, and other types of emotional and physical attacks on faith communities and individuals.
• Sponsor and support pro-active outreach opportunities year-round throughout the region including community-building activities such as Unity Walks and interfaith dialogues.
As a congregation or an individual, you can join our Solidarity Congregation or Solidarity Neighbor network. As a university campus organization or college student, you can join our Solidarity Campus Organization or Campus Solidarity Ally network. Find out more about WIROC and how to be involved by attending this informational meeting. Free and open to the public.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wiroc-public-meeting-tickets-37888299925
Join Arlington Public Library and discuss books that perfectly complement Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre’s shows!
• Book: “Good Omens” by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
• Signature Show: “An Act of God” by Emmy Award Winner David Javerbaum
Special Offer for Book Club Attendees: Get a ticket to see “An Act of God” on Thursday, Oct. 19 – the night of our book club – plus a drink from Ali’s Bar, for only $49! Register online for discount information!
St. Agnes Catholic Church Annual Picnic takes place this Sunday, September 24th behind St. Agnes Catholic School at 2024 North Randolph Street. The picnic is a community-wide, free event open to the surrounding area. It features grilled food, sides, drinks and ice cream trucks, as well as games for all ages!
Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction will host a 5K Run/Walk at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C on October 21st, 2017 as part of its Rise Up Against Addiction campaign. This national movement will focus on bringing communities together to raise awareness about addiction.
Participants are invited to run/walk 5 kilo`meters to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and bring the disease of addiction into the light. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities geared towards uniting the community and promoting positive change. Highlights include: The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations; The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones; a Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery; and more.
There will also be a presentation by CEO & Founder of Shatterproof, Gary Mendell, who will be joined by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors.
Every dollar raised supports Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts, provides trusted, evidence-based resources for families, and ends the stigma of addiction.
The Community Artists Mentoring Program of Arlington Artists Alliance teaches and mentors young adults with developmental disabilities. Four artists demonstrate their gifts in a group show. The artists represented are Yasmine Iskander, Genna Lagunoff, Sheridan McClure, and Lee Meyer. Please join us to meet these extraordinary artists. Free. Show continues through October 28, 2017. Parking is free after 4pm at Crystal City Shops (three entrances at 2100 Crystal Drive, 2200 Crystal Drive or 223 23rd Street).
The Navy’s premiere concert band will be performing a wide variety of musical selections, including wind ensemble standards, soloists, marches, and patriotic favorites.
Join us for “ARTrageous,” the 4th Annual Arlington Artists Alliance silent art auction featuring great art and fabulous food from favorite area restaurants.
Come from 6-8pm and bid on framed original paintings, jewelry, pottery and sculpture from some of the area’s finest artists. Be part of the party and take home your own masterpieces!
ARTrageous Silent Art Auction admission is free and benefits the community programs of the Arlington Artists Alliance. Enjoy the evening with refreshments from favorite area restaurants and take home a masterpiece from a local artist!
Visit Gallery Underground for an in-person preview of all the great art to be auctioned, on view from October 3-7, 10am-6pm, or preview online at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157682812067744/with/36934748086/
Parking is free after 4pm at Crystal City Shops (three entrances at 2100 Crystal Drive, 2200 Crystal Drive or 223 23rd Street).
Please join OAR (Offender Aid and Restoration) for our FREE 2nd Annual “Sing Out for Second Chances” – an evening of music and celebration of second chances for those who have been incarcerated. Several local faith choirs will provide musical selections, along with speakers from OAR to share personal reflections about the importance of giving second chances.
The event will be held Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Mount Zion Baptist Church, located at 3500 S 19th St, Arlington, VA 22204. The event will be held from 4:00 to 6:00pm, which includes a free reception. Admission to the event is free, and guests will be asked to consider making a contribution to OAR during the program.
The choirs scheduled to perform are from the following faith communities: Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Third Baptist Church, and more to come!
The Arlington Farmers Market is hosting a Zucchini Derby this Saturday at 11am! Come create your own race car out of zucchini and a variety of decorations (all supplies are provided). Compete against other racers for honor, glory, and PRIZES! We look forward to seeing you there.
Clarendon UMC will host a book sale which includes inspirational books, fiction, self-help, devotionals, children’s books and much more. All proceeds will be donated to several children’s education initiatives (including HIBS School in Honduras)
As part of the Clarendon UMC’s monthly Faith Food and Fellowship, speaker Jason Samenow of the Capital Weather Gang will talk about All things Weather…worse storms in DMV, how they predict weather, etc. Jason is the Washington Post’s Weather Editor. He founded CapitalWeather.com in early 2004 and can be heard on WAMU. There is a brief worship service at 12:00 pm followed by lunch at 12:30 pm and program begins at 1:00 pm.
As part of the mission focus of Clarendon United Methodist Church, we will have special speaker, Glen Evans, founder of Art for Humanity and the HIBS School (Honduras Independence Bilingual School) both in Honduras. Glen will speak at both worship services (8:30 and 11:00) and will give a presentation at 9:30 – 10:00 with a traditional Honduran breakfast.
Want to learn about the things that go bump in the night and your neighborhood Bigfoot?
Join certified Cryptozoologist Scott Fallon, Dr. Marc Black, and Chad Umbach of the Alexandria Cryptozoology and Paranormal Society (ACAPS) as they talk about the local folklore surrounding UFOs, Cryptids, and the Paranormal.
Registration Required: http://arlingtonva.libcal.com/event/3592614
Grab your lederhosen and get ready to polka at Holy Trinity’s Oktoberfest!
On Saturday, Oct. 14 it’s likely that “prost” will be the most used non-English word, the most popular dance will be the chicken dance, and the favorite beverage of the day will be beer, of course. It’s Oktoberfest at HT. Don’t miss the fun. The day kicks off at 1 p.m. with the official opening of the beer garden by Martin Luther.
Guests over 21 will be able to fill their special beer stein with beer. Tickets are $20 per adult or $45 per family and can be purchased at www.holytrinityfallschurch.org/tickets. Tickets for beer will be available for purchase on site.
There is so much to love about Oktoberfest: great music, German food and fun entertainment, polka lessons, a chicken dance flash mob and a Schnitzelbank sign along and so much more. Oktoberfest offers a wonderful occasion to spend time with family, friends, and neighbors and to meet new people in the welcoming and friendly atmosphere of Holy Trinity.
For more information, visit www.holytrinityfallschurch.org or facebook.com/HolyTrinityFallsChurch. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 3022 Woodlawn Avenue, Falls Church, VA (at the intersection of Route 50 and Woodlawn Avenue, near I-495). Please contact us at 703-532-6617 or [email protected] with any questions.